Defy the Myths That Kill Your Retirement

The question is simple: Are you 100 percent certain you’ll have a great retirement, or do you have doubt? In the last decade that uncertainty was driven home when the economic collapse decimated retirement accounts...

Climate Change, ESG and the Quest for Better Data

After what feels like another incredibly hot summer across many parts of the planet, the latest findings from S&P Global suggest that US companies are taking note of the effect that climate change is...

What Criteria Do Venture Capitalists Consider When Seeding a Startup?

Venture capital funding climbed to a decade high in 2017.  Your startup’s current chances of attracting VC funding are higher at this moment right now than they have ever been. Despite the excess funding,...
Apple Valuation

Which valuation indicator to use – let the data decide

Summary There are many valuation indicators available to value stocks Different indicators give widely differing valuation numbers making it difficult for investors to come to a conclusion The best way to decide is ironically...

Top Reasons Tech Startups are Leaving Silicon Valley and Where They are Going

When you think about Silicon Valley in California, it conjures up images of many of the global heavyweights in the tech industry. Giants like Google, Apple and Facebook have all changed the world with...

Big Banks are the biggest Crooks!

Massive fines, tightening regulatory oversight & increased competition from the Fintech companies around the world has not deterred the big banks to hoodwink the authorities by conducting shady deals, dodging compliance procedures & overlooking...

Are Bots Controlling Crypto Markets?

So, it’s time to buy some of that cryptocurrency you’ve had your eyes on. You’ve done your research, the market price is low enough, and you’ve decided that it’s the right time to pull...

Estonia’s Corporate Tax System Explained (Questions and Answers for Laypersons)

Estonia offers a favourable and unique tax policy, and this is one of the three main reasons that lead many crypto-companies to choose that country to run their businesses. To discover the other two...

Where are the Financial Markets headed?

Usually I do a wrap up of the financial markets at the end of the week, but I am compelled to write something midweek with the U.S. Equities going on a roller coaster ride...

How To Sharpen Your Investing Edge with Social Trading?

At DDI, we aim to highlight many of the most useful consumer-level technologies that can enable you to take charge of your investing future. Social trading is one such technology… If you consider yourself a novice...

Infographic: The Business of Hemp

In 2017 alone more than $800 million worth of legal hemp products were sold in the United States. Grown in 19 states across 25,713 acres of land and the subject of studies among 32...

All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 05/26/2018

TGIF everyone & here’s my take on the 3 financial markets. The Cryptos remained firmly in the red as US Justice department begins to investigate whether the prices of the digital coins are being...

3 Markets – 3 Stories

It's rare that you see interesting moves emerging from all three segments of the financial markets namely - Equities, Forex & Cryptocurrencies. This past week provided just that opportunity. To sum it up for...

Will Bakkt Futures launch & low HV bring a Bitcoin revival?

Ask anyone who got carried away by the euphoria of Bitcoin buying frenzy at the end of 2017 and got in right when it was peaking & they would say it's been a terrible...

Is Brand Advocacy Worth the Risk?

Small businesses that take a stand for their brand roam the high-risk, high-reward world of advocacy. Do brands that advocate for causes risk driving away customers, or are they on to something that contradicts...

Technical Setups – Forex

Greenback has started the week on weaker footing but it will all come down to the general risk sentiment in the financial markets. If it turns sour with the impending additional tariffs by the...

All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/02/2018

That time of the week again when I review the Financial markets. Cryptocurrencies still treading waters after hitting new lows, US stocks proving their resilience in the face of every sell off & Greenback...

Anti-Money Laundering Regulations — is your crypto-business safe and compliant?

With cryptocurrency giving criminals a new way of money laundering, it’s important that you safeguard your business and stay compliant. Here’s everything you need to know. The birth of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies has opened up...

Cryptos bounce maybe short lived but Stocks buoyant on trade deal expectation

When the fortunes turn for an asset on a financial market, even good news become bad news & that's what has been happening to the Cryptocurrencies lately. More on that later but they did...

Singapore’s Ubin & Canada’s Jasper power the Digital Transformation to DLT systems

Singapore has been a hub of Blockchain & Crypto activity ever since China outrightly banned Cryptocurrencies. Not only has the state welcomed the new technology with open arms but the government itself has been...